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First steps with Pandora FMS

Official start-up guide to get the most out of Pandora FMS, from installation to report generation. If you don't want to mess with the manual, this is your guide.

1. Introduction

The purpose of this guide is to briefly introduce Pandora FMS to someone who is not familiar with...

2. Installation

Online installation The term "Cloud provider" (or simply "Cloud") is used to describe the hostin...

3. Detecting and monitoring new systems with Discovery

Pandora FMS Discovery tool provides a set of tools to simplify monitoring through wizards, includ...

4. Detecting and monitoring network and Windows devices with Discovery

Let us now look at a more complex discovery task by configuring SNMP and WMI, two protocols use...

5. Network device monitoring through SNMP Interface Wizard

In order to perform this type of monitoring, it is essential for the SNMP to be configured in t...

6. Network device remote monitoring

Monitoring through network modules. TCP Service. In this case, monitoring to verify that an SMTP...

7. Web Monitoring

For this last example we will use the Pandora FMS web server component that performs HTTP and HTT...

8. Remote Server Monitoring

Pandora FMS also offers the possibility of monitoring Linux and Windows servers remotely without ...

9. Server Monitoring through Software Agents

MS Windows® First, download the MS Windows®. software agent installer: https://pandorafms.c...

10. Module Advanced Settings

In this section we will see how to configure some module advanced options, as well as to define t...

11. Email Alert

In Pandora FMS, alerts are assigned to specific agent modules. There are more advanced tasks (ale...

12. Create a Custom Report

Pandora FMS offers the possibility of custom display for the monitored data through reports that ...

13. Visual Console Creation

Parent visual console creation In this first map, we will add the status of several agents distr...

14. Dashboard creation

A Dashboard is a Pandora FMS feature that allows each user to build his own monitoring page. You ...

15. Events

An event is everything that happens within the system. It may be module creation or even user log...

16. Working with Policies in Pandora FMS

Pandora FMS offers the possibility of working with previously seen alert and module creation and ...

17. Next Steps

This guide does not cover them but you may be interested: Network Maps. Monitoring with SNMP ...

18. Where to Look if Problems Arise?

In the face of any problem, Pandora FMS offers different tools to take measures: Diagnostic ...

19. Support

Pandora FMS Forum The forum is open 24x7 to anyone, you may create an account and ask questions....

20. Basic Architecture

Pandora FMS servers The Servers are integrated into a single application, generically called Pan...

21. How to use Pandora FMS plugins

Plugins allow Pandora FMS to obtain information that requires complex processing or that requires...

22. Inventory

Pandora FMS allows you to keep an inventory of the devices monitored by Pandora FMS. It is possib...